Rates of Acute Kidney Injury double in 10 years
The HRB-supported research by Professor Austin Stack in the the University of Limerick shows that the rate of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) more than doubled from 5.5% to 12.4%. The study involved over 450,000 patients in the health system from 2005 to 2014.
Psychiatric admissions and discharges
HRB publish the latest figures from psychiatric hospitals and units. There were 16,743 admissions during 2017, a decrease of 547 from 2016. Depression, schizophrenia, mania and neurosis account for almost two-thirds of all admissions.
Intellectual, physical and sensory disability statistics
Figures highlight unmet needs and increased future demands on service provision for those with an intellectual disability and /or physical and sensory disability.
HRB supported study highlights significant rise in uric acid levels in Irish patients
Research involving 128,000 patients in the Irish health system, found that uric acid levels increased by 21 per cent over a nine year period from 2006 to 2014.
Big data in health - the opportunities and challenges ahead
HRB National Conference 2018
27 November, Dublin Castle